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Sow's Ear Dinner & Libations

48475 Highway 550, Durango, CO 81301-8767
+1 970-247-3527
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“salmon” (15 reviews)
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48475 Highway 550, Durango, CO 81301-8767
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Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

We got a tip from a local that you can ask for a "house" burger ($13) when seated at the bar. If you're just coming for late lunch or informal dinner- this is perfect. Thick and juicy beef on a delicious bun with fresh fries....More

Thank mb_explore
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Excellent restaurant! It must be a 5 star restaurant. The price was very reasonable in comparison to the food and service we received. We had a family reunion there with over 30 people seated. No easy task for servers! But they handled it beautifully and...More

Thank MarieCPA
Reviewed 28 June 2016

I live near the Sow's Ear and it is one of my favorite restaurants in all of Durango. I love the menu and they always have specials of the night, so for someone who frequents often, I never get bored of the menu. The people...More

Thank DeannaCO
Reviewed 25 June 2016

I love this place. Always have dinner there at least once every year. The steaks and burgers are the best around. Elk is also amazing. Highly recommend.

Thank dmeyer55
Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

A beautiful view of the sunset on the mountains accompanies fine food and tasty wine while being served by gracious people. I've eaten here many times, and never been disappointed once. The cooks are some of the best in the San Juan area!

Thank Pamela R
Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

We've been three times in a week and we have been pleasantly pleased every time. The food is delicious, the drinks are good and the views are spectacular! Service was great! Good wine list, love the Ridge Zin!!!! Had the Salmon twice and a burger...More

Thank 06Dutchstar
Reviewed 6 March 2016

We gathered three families for Christmas Eve and had a wonderful meal. They catered to all fifteen of us and we enjoyed our experience. The food is the best kept secret near Purgatory Ski Resort. It is a local favorite really is delicious.

Thank Katauna L
Reviewed 23 February 2016

We had a special dinner at Sow's Ear recently. It was our first time there;we had made reservations and they seated us exactly where other reviewers had indicated we should request. Service was friendly, although a little on the slow side to take up used...More

Thank ChileAddict
Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

This place is just down the road from the Purgatory Ski area so it is outside the town of Durango. A friend had suggested we go for the burgers but we went for dinner instead. We made a great decision. The bartender treated us right...More

Thank G B
Reviewed 2 February 2016

Known for steak, and well deserved. Had the filet au poivre. Cooked perfectly, delicious sauce, served with braised kale, which was also fantastic. Waitstaff was attentive and friendly. Atmosphere was pleasant, not to formal, a great place between Purgatory and Durango, definitely stop if your...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 50
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48475 Highway 550, Durango, CO 81301-8767
    (Located inside the Silver Pick Lodge)
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Durango
  • Phone Number: +1 970-247-3527
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